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St. Louis/Alton, IL Area Bed & Breakfast Receives Yelp Award

Exterior of The Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed & Breakfst Inn

The Beall Mansion Alton, IL

The 'People Love Us On Yelp' honor is awarded to businesses with outstanding online reputations.

The Beall Mansion, An Elegant Bed and Breakfast Inn, announced that it has received a 2015 “People Love Us On Yelp” award.

The “People Love Us On Yelp” honor is awarded to businesses with outstanding online reputations. Yelp describes this recognition as, “a program that provides a sticker and a letter of commendation from Yelp’s founders to businesses that qualify based on their history and rating on Yelp.”

Previously The Beall Mansion received 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor Service Excellence, TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, and TripAdvisor Green Leader awards.

“We are proud to add this recognition from Yelp to our other awards,” said Jim and Sandy Belote, owners of The Beall Mansion. “The year, 2016, marks year twenty of a twenty year project to restore this historic property back to its original glory. We cannot think of a better way of celebrating such a milestone than receiving this honor. Thank you to all of our wonderful guests have made the process possible.”

About The Beall Mansion

The Beall Mansion is an upscale bed and breakfast inn that caters to both leisure and business travelers. It is located 25 minutes from the St. Louis Gateway Arch and 12 blocks from the Mississippi River on Millionaire’s Row in historic Alton, IL.

Built in 1903 as a wedding gift by railroad baron Z. B. Job and later the residence of Senator Edmond Beall, the mansion was opened to the public by Jim and Sandy Belote as a bed and breakfast inn in 1998.

Each guestroom features a triple sheeted feather bed; private bathroom with Italian marble floor, shower and whirlpool for two or clawfoot tub; HDTV, DVD, hardwood floors and oriental rugs. King rooms also have a fireplace with hand carved mantle and gas logs.

Property amenities include a complimentary 24 hour “all you can eat” chocolate, chocolate, chocolate buffet, free Wi-Fi, optional in room massage and spa services, corporate rates, and small meeting space.

Some of the nearby attractions and activities are winter eagle watching, the Heartland Rivers Wine Trail, Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway, Lewis & Clark Trail Site #1 and Museum, Confluence Tower, Great Rivers Museum at the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, mythical Piasa Bird, restaurants, and nightlife.

For more information about the Beall Mansion or to schedule a narrated tour visit or call 618-474-9100 or toll free 1-866-The-BEALL (1-866-843-2325).

About Yelp

Yelp was founded in 2004 by former PayPal employees, Russel Simmons and Jeremy Stoppelman. Yelp’s mission is to connect people with great local businesses.

An American multinational corporation headquartered in San Francisco, California, Yelp develops, hosts and markets and the Yelp mobile app, which publish crowd-sourced reviews about local businesses, as well as the online reservation service SeatMe and online food-delivery service Eat24. The company also trains small businesses in how to respond to reviews, hosts social events for reviewers, and provides data about businesses, including health inspection scores.

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